Charles Burgess was an American chemist and engineer. He was founder of the University of Wisconsin-Madison department of Chemical Engineering in 1905, and was a pioneer in the development of electrochemical engineering. In 1917 he founded the Burgess Battery Company. The Burgess Battery Company eventually became part of Mallory Battery, now known as Duracell.
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Burgess' former island estate on Little Bokeelia Island is currently listed for sale for $29.5M.